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Have a 2000 powerstroke diesel how long to put all new glow plugs in it

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    My 2000 Ford F350 will start then die. The glow plug will not come on when trying to restart. After 5 minutes the glow plug will light and the engine will strat again.



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Like alicantecoli said about 1 hour. It is going to take longer to get all the plumbing off than to change the glowplugs. Be VERY careful with the valve cover gasket,it has wires in it and ain't cheap to replace.When you get down that far make sure the connection is not burnt.The glow plugs are a 10mm. When you get them out, take a small length of rubber tubing that fits on the glowplug tightly and start them with it, prevents crossthreading. If they have not worked for awhile they may have a build up on them.You can blow them out by turning the motor over (Not recommended,but it will work,lay a piece of carpet or something over the motor if you do that. Don't want no holes in the hood. Neverseeze them also. Hope this helps.Clean the turbo piping while you got it off

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Depends how good a mechanic and what tools you have??max an hour

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